Storms packing winds of up to 160 kilometres (100 miles) per hour on Saturday forced the closure of France's port of Calais on the English Channel and the suspension of car ferries to and from Britain, officials said."No vessel is entering or leaving.
Rival parties in Northern Ireland finally reached agreement over government reforms and dealing with the province's violent past, after months of talks that at times had threatened to topple the fragile unity government.
A "clash of cultures" erupted Tuesday in a French court as former L'Oreal boss Lindsay Owen-Jones brought a case against the manager of a chip shop he accuses of stinking out his luxury ski apartment.
A British government-commissioned review has found that resistance to antibiotics could account for 10 million deaths a year and hit global gross domestic product by 2.0 to 3.5 percent by 2050.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker accused Britain's prime minister of "beating up" poor European immigrant workers with plans to restrict their access to public assistance, The Guardian reported Saturday.
British authorities arrested 76 people at a mass "die-in" in London held in solidarity with demonstrations sweeping the United States over recent controversial killings of black men by police.
A Russian production studio has hired Andrei Lugovoi, the former security agent wanted by Britain as the chief suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, as a consultant on a new TV spy series.
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British businessman Shrien Dewani flew out of South Africa on Tuesday, a day after he was acquitted of murdering his bride during their honeymoon in a case that captured international attention.
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The family of a murdered Swedish bride whose millionaire husband was cleared of her killing have blasted the decision by a South African judge not to put him on the stand during his sensational trial.
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Millionaire British businessman Shrien Dewani walked free Monday after a South African judge cleared him of murdering his Swedish bride after a sensational trial where his sexuality played a key role.
Turkey on Saturday announced its support for Greece's fight to get back from Britain the famous Elgin Marbles -- ancient Greek sculptures also known as the Parthenon Marbles which were taken from Athens in the 19th century.
Greece on Friday blasted the British Museum's unprecedented loan of one of the Elgin Marbles -- Greek sculptures also known as the Parthenon Marbles that Athens wants returned to Greece -- to a Russian museum.
Secretary of State John Kerry promised US and allied support for Afghanistan as the country's new leaders outlined reform plans on Thursday, even as they struggled to bring peace while foreign combat forces withdraw.
The elite CO19 or Central Operations 19 (formally known as SO19 or Special Operations 19), is an elite tactical team within London's Metropolitan Police Service. CO19 operatives are seen here undergo counter-terrorism exercises involving a hijacked commercial airliner.
Houses of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London, England, U.K.
Kite aerial photo of Peace Knowe Hillfort, West Lothian.
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CO19 operatives patrol London in specialized high-speed police cars called Armed Response Vehicles (ARV). Operatives use the vehicles to rapidly respond to terrorism incidents or incidents in which other police officials need assistance against conventional but nonetheless violent armed criminals (i.e. gang members, drug dealers, armed robbers, murderers, etc.) There are two CO19 members assigned to an ARV which also carries their tactical/SWAT gear and machine guns.
Parents of victims last month's mass kidnapping from a school in northeastern Nigeria express sorrow and outrage
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The Supermarine Spitfire became Britain's symbol of its resistance against Nazi Germany in 1940
London Underground train at the Central Line platforms of Oxford Circus tube station. Terrorists of the Real Irish Republican Army seeking to carry out an attack during the Olympics may go after softer targets like those of public transport systems and shopping centers if the Games prove to be too hard of a target.
Hepworth's Family of Man in bronze, 1970, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, U.K.
Hundreds of miles of bunting were sold in the run-up to Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee